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09/08/2017 Mediterranean film festival
The jury that chooses the best feature documentary
Vlatka Vorkapić, Jorge Tur Moltó and Ademir Kenović will decide on the best film in feature documentary competition at the 18th Mediterranean Film Festival. 


ADEMIR KENOVIĆ is director and producer from Bosnia and Herzegovina, born in Sarajevo in 1950. He studied at the University of Sarajevo, where he graduated in 1974. He also studied film, English literature and arts at Dennison University in Ohio. In 1989 he started to work as a professor at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo. His first film A Little Bit of Soul premiered at „La Quinzaine de Realisateurs", Cannes Film Festival in 1986. His second film Kuduz won three Felix nominations and Special jury mention for creative spirit of the new films coming from Sarajevo. During the war years Kenović filmed over 50 documentaries, Sarajevo visual diary and a series of documentary recordings The Street under Siege. His movies and documentary films were screened and won the awards at a number of world film festivals, like Cannes Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, Rotterdam, Tokyo, New York and many others. 


JORGE TUR MOLTÓ is a documentary filmmaker who also works both as general coordinator and as professor in Master's Degree in Theory and Practice of Creative Documentary Making at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He began as a student of that Masters program after having graduated from the University of Valencia with a degree in Psychology. He has directed films such as If I were you, I'd dig Cicatriz, Russian Diary, It's Time To Shake The Apple Tree, Castillo - News workshop  and De función (The Last Performance) which was screened at MFF in 2007. Tur has won national and international awards in festivals such as Vila do Conde, Dei Popoli, Sitges, Cinespaña and Documenta Madrid. His films have been screened at Bafici, Doclisboa, Visions Du Réel, among others. His latest film, Tell Me About Sanchicorrota was included in the retrospective “The Last Laugh: An Alternative History of Spanish Comedy", which was held at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York. His next film is called If The Shot Is Good, Why Do We Do Another?


VLATKA VORKAPIĆ is film, television and theatre writer and director. She graduated TV and film direction at the Academy of Dramatic Arts and comparative literature and Czech language and literature at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. She is the winner of the Marin Držić Award for her theatre play Judith French. Vlatka is the screenwriter and director of many feature, documentary and documentary-feature series (When does it Ring?, Folk Intimacy, Storyteller, Son of the Night, Brother of Sleep, Ana’s Songs, Gabriel...). She is the author of about thirty documentary films (Driver’s Licence, Distracted Look through the Window, On the Twelfth Day) and the feature film Sonja and the Bull, which was a real hit in the cinema theatres in 2012 and won the Golden Arena for the screenplay at Pula Film Festival.  



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